HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB1077, SB1422, SB1423

 

 

SB 1417, SD2

(SSCR1114)

Status

RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.

Appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines. Requires funds for burial grants to not lapse to the general fund and remain available as needed. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

PVM, FIN

SB 192, SD1

(SSCR1058)

Status

RELATING TO BAIL.

Authorizes a defendant in custody to petition a court for unsecured bail. (SD1)

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

SB 346, SD1

(SSCR1134)

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.

Prohibits the planting of large trees along evacuation routes and requires the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to identify large trees along evacuation routes and trim, spray, or remove large trees if the trees have the potential to obstruct the evacuation route. Defines evacuation route. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PVM, FIN

SB 276, SD1

(SSCR1174)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

Appropriates funds and authorizes staff positions for the Women's Community Correctional Center Hookipa Makai Cottage. Appropriates funds for additional housing and transportation costs of certain inmates sent to Saguaro Correctional Center in Arizona. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PVM, FIN

SB 1077, SD1

(SSCR768)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII STATE AND CONTRACTED CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Requires the Director of Public Safety, in the event of any death of an inmate who is in a state or contracted correctional facility or correctional facility or community correctional center employee, to provide a report to the Governor, and the Governor report to the Legislature, with certain information regarding the death. Authorizes Director to withhold disclosure of decedent's name under specific conditions. (SD1)

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

SB 1422

(SSCR683)

Status

RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Specifies that law enforcement officers have the discretion to issue citations, in lieu of making an arrest, for non-violent class C felonies, misdemeanors, petty misdemeanors, and violations.

 

PVM, JUD

SB 1423

(SSCR769)

Status

RELATING TO PAYMENT OF BAIL.

Permits defendants for whom a monetary amount of bail has been set to pay the bail amount on a twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week basis and be released from custody forthwith upon posting or payment of bail.

 

PVM, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

    Measure number.

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair